Hall of Science Queens

Hall of Science Queens

Schedule:                   Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

                                  Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission:                 Ticket required

Free Admission:          Friday from 2pm to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 11am.

                                  There is a free time from September to June

Library Schedule:         Thursday - Friday: 12:30pm – 5:00p.m.

                                  Saturday: 12:30pm – 6:00 p.m.

                                  Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


he Hall of Science is one of the few structures that survived the World Fair in New York in 1964 at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, is the only interactive science center with more than 400 devices that explore the field of biology, chemistry and physics, where children and teenagers can see two NASA rockets on display in the gardens outside the museum, one of them is a titan and the other an Atlas were the attraction of the 1964 World's Fair. Exposure Math was designed by IBM.

The museum also has a special area for the youngest, preschool children.

Our Advice:

You should arrive early, especially during school vacation weeks. To get there take the 7 train to the stop 111 and walk three blocks south to Roosevelt Avenue. Bus - Stop the Q23 and Q58 Corona Avenue and 108th Street. The P48 stops at 111th Street and Roosevelt Avenue

Shop in the store it offers a variety of gifts for science lovers for all ages. You can buy online or call 718-699-0005 ext. 443

Museum of Mathematics

Museum of Mathematics

Schedule:           10:00 am to 5:00 pm

                           Seven days a week

                           Closes the first Wednesday of the month at 2:30 pm

Admission:         Requires to pay for the Admission


Its first museum in United States dedicated to mathematics, has more than 30 exhibitions, each of them are interactive and colorful. Visitors can create fractals video with their own bodies passing in front of a camera that multiplies its form, children can ride a tricycle with square wheels that manages to roll gently by a specially curved track. And the cold and mysterious connections between numbers that are revealed in a multiplication experiment of 7 meters high, occupying the main staircase.

Our advice:

MoMath has innovative exhibitions involving people from all ages but with a special emphasis on activities for children and youth.

Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden

Schedule:                  From April to October: Tuesdays to Sundays

                                 From 8am. to 6pm.

                                 From November to March

                                 From 8am. to 4:30 pm

Admission:                Ticket is required 

Free admission:         From April to October

                                 Wednesdays 3 - 6 pm and Sundays from 4 to 6 pm

                                 November to March free entrance

The Queens Botanical Garden near the park Flushing Meadows Corona, both were created for the Universal Exhibition of 1939, has a huge collection of gardens and plants for the study and exhibition, themed gardens, which also offers a shop in the garden with botanicals.

Continuously public activities and celebrations are going on during the day. Parking is located on Avenida Crommelin.

Our advice:

If you like Tai-chi practice, you can do it from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Oak Allée.

For safety and enjoyment of visitors is not allowed:

Bicycles, skates, skateboards, scooters or other devices

Playing with balls, sledding or kite flying.

Because of the sun, shirts are required at all times.

Pick flowers or plants, climbing or damaging trees

Hang clothes or other items in the trees and shrubs

Walking or playing in the garden beds

It is not allowed Picnics, blankets, coolers, barbecues or open fires.

Feeding wildlife

Pets are only allowed if they are guide dogs

Commercial photography, unless previously agreed with staff

Smoking is not permitted anywhere including the Queens Botanical Garden

Please help us keep the clean and beautiful garden.

Staten Island Botanical Garden

Staten Island Botanical Garden

Schedule:                   Tuesdays to Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm.

                                  Closed on Mondays

Admission:                 A ticket is required  

                                  Free admission with the New York Pass


It is a botanical garden that is part of Snug Harbor Cultural Center, is located on Staten Island, is a glass building, over 20 gardens that live there, stands the authentic Chinese garden of the Ming Dynasty, to reach the Secret Garden is passed a drawbridge across the moat, you have to go through a three-story castle and try not to get lost in the maze. The Rose Garden contains roses from all around the world. Among the different types of gardens you can find butterflies, herbs, sensory, French herbs, and greenhouse.

It has art galleries and art school, includes a museum of activities for children.

Our advice:

It’s an ideal place for a picnic on a nice sunny day, with comfortable shoes and camera take your time to relax, to get there take the train to South Ferry 1 4/5 to Bowling Green or R to Whitehall-place. Then take the ferry to Staten Island which is free. In Staten Island bus take the S40 bus to the door D along Richmond Terrace, you will be there in less than ten minutes, you can tell the driver to drop you off in Snug Harbor.

Bronx Botanical Garden

Bronx Botanical Garden

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 6pm

Winter hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm


The New York Botanical Garden (New York Botanical Garden) located in the Bronx, was one of the first gardens of its kind in America. It is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 it has become a national historical monument, one of the largest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in the United States. Renowned for the beauty and diversity of its landscapes, as well as for the excellence of its education, science and horticulture.

With an area of ​​one square kilometer, is home to 48 different gardens. In which you can appreciate plants, waterfalls and ponds where carried out samples of aquatic plants.

Gardens and collections: depending on the season when we visited the gardens we find different shows determined by the nature of each season, each season has its charm, you can see a sample of each by clicking here.

Among the most visited collections they are: the greenhouse wrought iron style of Crystal Palace (dating from 1890), the rose garden, Japanese garden gravel, shop and orchid collection.

The park offers daily various events and programs aimed at environmental education and botany activities, you can see exhibitions and special events on the website of the garden.

Tickets: The ticket price varies according to age and date, you can check prices by clicking here. The local operator accepts both print and electronic bond bonds. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your photo identification and present your electronic voucher on your smartphone or digital tablet.

Our advice:

  • Stay on roads and deposit trash in designated containers.
  • Wear shirts and shoes at all times.
  • It is not allowed to pick flowers, touch the plants, climbing trees or rocks, feeding the animals, bring pets, smoking and drinking alcohol.
  • You can rent some facilities for special events like weddings or parties.
  • By accessing ask for the schedule of daily activities.
  • Photography for personal use is permitted.
  • The Botanic Park is huge, the best way to know the full extent is taking the tram (this is included in the entry price), an electric cart that runs through the park, stopping at the most important gardens.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Schedule:                 Tuesdays to Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm

                                Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4:30

                                Closed on Mondays

Free Admission:        Tuesdays

                                Saturday 10am to 12:00pm

                                Winter Weekdays

                                (December to February)

                                Seniors: Fridays

                                Children under 12 years

It is located in the Park Slope neighborhood and its part of the whole plant of Prospect Park, there are three entrances to the garden, one on Eastern Parkway, next to the metro station on Washington Avenue, behind the Museum of Brooklyn on Flatbush Avenue and Empire boulevard, you can start at the Bonsai Museum, the flag with its tropical rain forest, desert flag and arid area's ecosystem.

In summer you have to visit the collection of more than 100 lotus flowers in water lilies and you can visit the Esplanade of cherry trees, has more than 40 varieties of oriental cherry, another site with Eastern philosophy is the Japanese Garden with water fountains, fish ponds. Within the garden area it is also home to the Shakespeare Garden to 80 poisonous species.

Our advice:

The Botanical Garden celebrates Spring Festival Japanese tradition, called Hanami where you can picnic and collect fallen petals in glasses of sake, this celebration that lasts two days and where more than 60 performances, it’s called Sakura Matsuri the best time to visit is in the morning, where is not that warm.

If you have a private and particular garden, in the specialty store, you can find all kinds of tools, seeds and species of a botanical garden.

The Garden has a rental service for family events such as weddings and anniversaries.

If you are using a car, parking is on Washington Avenue and its shared with the Brooklyn Museum.

When it is available don’t forget to take the celebrity route where you can see a tribute of figures born in Brooklyn.

Free tours every weekend at 1:00 pm.

Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History

Schedule:                         Every day from 10 a.m.-05: 45 pm.

Admission:                       Differential rates according to the tours and schedule 

                                        By donation Fridays from 6pm to 8pm

                                        Children from 5 to 13 years have free admission


Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world, you must enter through the 79th Street from Central Park, the Museum consists of 25 interconnected buildings housing 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its famous library, which is one of the leading scientific and cultural institutions in the world.

Since 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission “to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, nature and the universe” through an extensive program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

The collection of the Museum of Natural History is made up of more than 35 million items and is considered the largest in the world. For lack of space and time of visitors, not all objects are exposed at the same time.

Our advice:

  • Among the exhibition halls of the museum, the most visited are biodiversity with hundreds of stuffed animals, minerals and meteorites and especially the dinosaurs, which contains fossils and reproductions natural size, the museum does not disappoint anyone, visitors happiest usually are children, perhaps because of dinosaurs.
  • The Museum is the central character in American comedy "Night at the Museum ''.
  • Admission by donation-pay what you want only works on Fridays from 6am to 8pm. The General admission Plus, which includes admission to the Museum and Rose Center for Earth and Space, plus a special exhibit, IMAX cinema, or Show Hayden Planetarium, this program has a fee.
Hall of Science Queens
Museum of Mathematics
Queens Botanical Garden
Staten Island Botanical Garden
Bronx Botanical Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Museum of Natural History